Howard Craufurd Elphinstone

Howard Craufurd Elphinstone

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Major-General Sir Howard Craufurd Elphinstone VC KCB CMG (12 December 1829 - 8 March 1890) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Born in Livonia Elphinstone joined the Corps of Royal Engineers as a gentleman cadet at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in December 1847. With the outbreak of the Crimean War, Elphinstone was posted to the Crimea and it was during the Siege of Sebastopol that he won the Victoria Cross.
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 358g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135703870
  • 9786135703870